England defeated France 55-35 in an incredible clash at Twickenham, coming up just short in the quest to beat Ireland to Six Nations glory.
Ireland produced a fantastic second half performance to beat Scotland 40-10 at Murrayfield to keep their hopes alive of retaining the Six Nations title alive.
A simply sensational second half display helped Wales to a brilliant 61-20 win over Italy in Rome on Saturday afternoon.
Ospreys defeated Munster at the Liberty Stadium in the Guinness Pro12 on Saturday afternoon, before Leinster fell to a loss away to Scarlets.
Ireland captain Paul O’Connell was delighted with his side’s defending in Saturday’s 18-11 victory over France in Dublin.
Matt O'Connor has made four changes to th Leinster team that lost to Toulon in the Champions Cup semi-final for Friday's Guinness PRO12 clash with Ulster.
The Australian Rugby Union is to relax its policy regarding overseas players ahead of the Rugby World Cup.
Leinster's Rob Kearney is hopeful amendments will be made to the IRFU Player Management programme to ensure the provinces are not unduly harmed because of the national team.
Toulon have denied reports linking them with Ireland captain Paul O'Connell.
Fergus McFadden suffered a fractured thumb in the European Rugby Champions Cup defeat to Toulon and will miss the remainder of the season.
New Zealand fly-half Aaron Cruden is facing a lengthy spell out of the game after rupturing his left anterior cruciate ligament.
A superb Bryan Habana interception and try sealed victory for Toulon as they overcame a brave Leinster side 25-15 after extra-time in a bruising European Rugby Champions Cup semi-final at the Stade Velodrome in Marseille.
Leinster head coach Matt O'Connor has named the same starting XV that narrowly defeated Bath for Sunday's European Rugby Champions Cup semi-final against Toulon.
Ireland's RBS 6 Nations heroes Paul O’Connell, Robbie Henshaw, Conor Murray and Jonathan Sexton have been nominated for the Hibernia College IRUPA Players’ Player of the Year 2015.
Ulster and Ireland prop Declan Fitzpatrick has announced his retirement from rugby on medical grounds.
Kane Douglas will miss the remainder of the season, Leinster head coach Matt O'Connor has confirmed.
The IRFU have opened talks with Ireland head coach Joe Schmidt in a bid to tie him down to a new long-term deal.
Billy Vunipola has been cleared of head-butting and is free to play for Saracens in the European Rugby Champions Cup semi-final against Clermont Auvergne.
Ulster moved back into second place in the Guinness PRO12 table as they secured a bonus point in beating Connacht 27-20 at the Sportsgrounds.
Ulster have signed lock Peter Browne and scrum-half Paul Rowley from London Welsh.
Former England captain Lawrence Dallaglio believes that the success of France’s Top 14 teams in the European Rugby Champions Cup is actually a crisis for the national team.
Bath boss Mike Ford feels his side should have won their European Rugby Champions Cup quarter-final against Leinster yesterday.
Leinster survived a late Bath rally as they booked a place in the European Rugby Champions Cup semi-final with an 18-15 victory over the English side in a tight encounter at the Aviva Stadium.
Ulster's Nick Williams has been suspended for eight weeks after being found guilty of striking an opponent in the Guinness PRO12 win over Cardiff Blues on Friday.
Mils Muliaina is to leave Connacht at the end of the current season to join Italian side Zebre.
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